Worship

Getting Our Stories Straight: Worship Design Ideas

Reverend J. D. Walt. J.D. joined the administration at Asbury Theological Seminary in 2000. as Vice President for Community Life and Dean of the Chapel. Prior to this, he was a Teaching and Preaching Pastor at The Woodlands United Methodist…

Getting Our Stories Straight: Leading Those Leading Worship

Reverend J. D. Walt. J.D. joined the administration at Asbury Theological Seminary in 2000. as Vice President for Community Life and Dean of the Chapel. Prior to this, he was a Teaching and Preaching Pastor at The Woodlands United Methodist…

Invitation to Join The Worship Seminary

For the past year I have been writing on a worship equipping website called Worship Frequency. The site is hosted by Chris Tomlin. The Message Board is called The Worship Seminary. By clicking on that link, you can sign up for free…

Worship: Nirvana or Narnia????

I read Garrison Keillor’s Writers Daily Almanac every morning. It’s often a great poem and some interesting literary giant birthday connections. For instance, today it was this tidbit that captured my attention: It’s the birthday of the comic-book writer and essayist Harvey…

Songs of Freedom

A few weeks back I had one of the most fascinating times of worship I’ve had in a long time. I went with a group of students to a youth correctional facility here in Oregon. While I’ve been in prison…

The Songs of Scripture…

J.D. I love the Clint Black Quote. Songs totally invoke strong memories for me. In response to your question…What does song (which we’ve established can create a world) have to do with worship? It’s interesting that the first place in…

Coffee Loves Music???

Following up on Mark’s great blog about music and its power to create story, I wanted to add my own thoughts. Because I can’t figure out how to add a comment into the blog—which would be the conventional method for…

Welcome to Worship

The intersection of Worship and Campus -A diaBLOGue between worship leaders and pastors J.D. Walt & Mark Benjamin… Here we hope to create a dialogue (or diaBLOGue) that gets at what we have learned and are learning about worship. We both…